By Patricia R. Callone MA, Barbara C. Vasiloff MA, Dr. Roger A. Brumback MD, Janaan Manternach, B.S., Connie Kudlacek, MA, MRE, Patricia Rae Callone
Of the expected five million american citizens who've Alzheimer's ailment, greater than 7 in 10 reside at domestic, essentially cared for through friends and family. Alzheimer's ailment: A guide for Caregivers, relations, and acquaintances includes a workbook-type layout aimed toward expanding the caregiver's wisdom of the disorder. hence, those caregivers — even if relations, acquaintances or healthiness execs — should be larger built to nurture the consideration inside humans residing with Alzheimer's and believe extra convinced doing so. The e-book is a device for caregivers that might influence not just the best way they relate to people with Alzheimer's affliction, yet different relationships besides.
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Extra info for Alzheimer's Disease: A Handbook for Caregivers, Family, and Friends
These twelve questions and the answers we are living with are offered to you, the reader, to help you in your journey. You will recognize the characteristics of the early-to-mild stage of Alzheimer’s disease as we sought to understand what was happening to Carl. Many of the dozen tips for caregivers that are listed in Part I of this book are helpful things I have done to keep my own spirit alive. I am beginning to recognize when I must change from my preferred way of interacting with Carl to a caregiving style that better meets his needs.
These need to be identified and nourished. The search for the preserved abilities can be very rewarding. Patricia R. Callone, MA, MRE CalloneAlzheim 5PPw-index 9/12/05 3:12 PM Page 26 CalloneAlzheim 5PPw-index 9/12/05 3:12 PM Page 27 The Reluctant Caregiver: A Husband And Wife’s Personal Story Meet Carl J. Pfeifer, D Min and Janaan Manternach, D Min J anaan and I met at The Catholic University of America. Both of us were students in the Religious Education Department. She was also working on a religion curriculum at what was then known as the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine Office.
In the process of thinking about and discussing the new knowledge, understanding can result. When caregivers understand what is happening to the person who has the disease, they can become more compassionate and are able to find new ways to provide the best care possible. Many caregivers will be able to relate to Part II of this handbook. The chart at the end of this section, “A Caregiver’s Perspective: Preserved Skills That Can Be Nourished During Disease Progression,” is based on the experiences of one of the authors (Pat Callone) of being a caregiver to three family members who have or have had Alzheimer’s disease.
Alzheimer's Disease: A Handbook for Caregivers, Family, and Friends by Patricia R. Callone MA, Barbara C. Vasiloff MA, Dr. Roger A. Brumback MD, Janaan Manternach, B.S., Connie Kudlacek, MA, MRE, Patricia Rae Callone